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Army body fat calculator

Best Body fat calculator Online

The online Army Body Fat Calculator will help you to determine whether you meet the body fat goal set by U.S. Department of Defense and army recruitment standard to join the force. To use this Body Fat Calculator you just need to insert your age, gender, height, neck, and waist (abdomen) dimensions. This Army Body Fat Calculator is designed on the basis of medical fitness standards of United States Army Regulations, published on August 04, 2011. Watch below for standard body fat for both the Department of Defense and U.S. Army. This will help you find your total body fat percentage.

Age

Your current age.

Gender

Mention whether you are male or female. Medical fitness standards are different based on your gender. The Army Body Fat Calculator will automatically adjust the calculation for a given gender.

Height

Measure you height in feet and specify in this field. You can take the nearest half or quarter inches to round the figure and make the calculation more efficient.

Neck

Measure the size for your neck just below the level of larynx (Adam's apple).

Waist (Abdomen)

Your waist or abdomen dimensions. This is the point of minimum abdominal edge.

Hip

Measurement of hip is required for female only. Take the measurement where the buttocks protrude backward the maximum.

The Department of Defense goal

For male - 18% body fat. For Female - 26% body fat.

U.S. Army Goal to Join

Following table shows the maximum body fat allowed to join U.S. Army.


Age

Male

Female
17-2026%32%
21-2726%32%
28-3928%34%
40 and over30%36%

 

U.S. Army Goal after Entry (To stay)

Following table shows the maximum body fat allowed to stay in U.S. Army.

 


Age

Male

Female
17-2020%30%
21-2722%32%
28-3924%34%
40 and over26%36%